As last weeks boxes seemed to go down well I thought I would show some more of the die cut boxes I have made this week. Now as for instructions these couldn't be easier. I start by measuring the item I want to box, usually a a card, and add half a cm to each measurement. Next I add 4cm to each measurement as I make card boxes at a depth of 2cm which means that it can be posted as a large letter and won't have to go as a parcel. I know that postal costs aren't cheap but second class large letter is a price worth paying for some people. The other reason for making them at 2cm depth is that on the fancier boxes it can go into an A4 envelope without going over the 2.5cm large letter allowance.
I score each side at 2cm then place whichever die I am making the box with in the centre or wherever I want the design and cut.
In this first box I have used the Provence die set by Sue Wilson and cut the largest filigree section along with the middle cutting die from the centre of a 21cm square piece of ginger foundation card. Next I cut a piece of Kraft card using the smallest filigree section form the same set and placed this behind the original die cut. I then folded this into the box lid. To make the box bases I cut a piece of card to the same size then take 3mm off 2 of the side so that when the base is folded it is slightly smaller than the lid and yet still fits tight.
This next box is again made using Ginger Foundation card however this time I have die cut the bevelled glass striplet, gain by Sue Wilson, three times in a row in the top.
Extra, I have been informed that I made a complete mess of my post on Thursday and got the names of all the products I used completely wrong. I have now updated the post so if you were confused scroll back for the correct information!